16 January 2009

Oh Lordy, Another Tom to Link To!

My pal Jim is right -- we give a lot of love round here to Tom Tomorrow (for his uncanny prophesies) and Tom Toles (for his rapier wit) but rarely if ever mention the other great "Tom" of alt-weekly political cartoonists, Ruben Bolling.

Say what?

Yes, the guy's name is Ruben, but the strip he draws is "Tom the Dancing Bug," and it's a more hand-drawn, old-fashioned sort of art masking a genuinely progressive and keenly pointed political mind. So without further ado, let us praise our newest Tom:

1 comment:

Jim Donato said...

News Flash! "Reuben Bolling" is apparently a pseudonym for… KEN FISHER!!! Details here:

http://gocomics.typepad.com/editors/2009/01/here-ye-here-ye-ruben-bolling-er-ken-fisher-er-tom-the-dancing-bug-speaks.html